Category: Lifestyle

Your slim figure is because of your skinny genes

London: It's not only healthy food and exercise, but skinny genes that hold the key 'to staying slim', say researchers…

Gum disease linked to Alzheimer’s risk

London:Poor oral health can play a role in onset of Alzheimer's disease, say researchers who found evidence of the link…

Brain chemical behind fatty food craving identified

New York: Do you feel the urge to binge on golden hot chips, cheesy pizza, crispy chicken, heartwarming hamburgers, all…

Gaining weight? Heavy work pressure may be the reason

Washington: It turns out gaining weight because of heavy work pressure is not just an abstract concept. A recent study…

Fish oil may not improve asthma symptoms, says study

WASHINGTON: The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, showed that four grams of fish…

Loss of muscle, weight linked with disability after stroke: Study

Washington: The loss of muscle and body weight can be associated with disability following a stroke, according to a recent…

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Beijing: Women who have given birth have a higher chance of developing heart disease and strokes than those who are…

Gum infection may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease: Study

Washington: A new study published in the journal Science Advances found that gum infection could be a potential risk factor…

Kidney research sheds light on harms of certain drugs

Washington: A new study saw scientists identify an enzyme that, if suppressed, can trigger renal failure. Their findings have implications…

Here’s why we crave fatty foods when dieting: Study

Washington: Avoiding greasy, fatty and oily foods is the key to a successful dieting plan. But have you ever wondered…

Women have 10% higher risk of spinal deformity: Experts

Ahmedabad: Neurosurgeons and specialists in spine surgery have said that women have a higher risk of spinal cord deformities due…

Lower-carbon diets good for both planet and health

Washington: A new study that examined the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day brings…

Here’s how to maintain healthy lifestyle while going to work

Washington: Having a busy work schedule that includes long flights, sleep deprivation and the pressures of work can make life…

New experimental vaccine offers hope against malaria

New York: An experimental new malaria vaccine is offering potentially long-lasting immunity against the persistent parasite that sickens hundreds of…

Virgin brows, glittery lids: Beauty trends to rule in 2019

New Delhi: Glittery lids, virgin brows and bronzer are in this year, say experts. Bharti Taneja, director and founder Alps…

Maternal vitamin C treatment can cut babies’ risk of heart disease

London: Maternal treatment with vitamin C antioxidant during a complicated pregnancy could protect the baby from developing hypertension and heart…

Zinc deficiency may up hypertension

New York: Lower-than-normal levels of zinc -- a nutrient that helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses…

Novel test could guide personalised treatment for children with cancer

Toronto: Researchers have used a new test for analysing paediatric tumours that may one day guide personalised treatment for children…

Male infertility related to gene composition

Washington: A recent study saw scientists trying to explain the importance of a gene in regulating the production of fully-functioning…

Zinc deficiency may cause high blood pressure

Washington: High blood pressure (hypertension) may be caused by lower than normal zinc levels, which alter the way in which…